Article: Xenomorph!! – Indians, Latina/os, and the Alien Morphology of Arizona Senate Bill 1070 – by Robert F. Castro
The national debate over illegal immigration has been dramatically altered since 9/11. In his book The Latino Threat, Leo R. Chavez argues that Latina/o immigrants—including those U.S. populations that physically resemble them—have been socially constructed as grave risks to the United States. Arizona Senate Bill 1070 typifies the aggressive backlash that recently occurred in response to this perceived threat.